RN Acute Care ( Outpatient Surgery)

Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating  from The LeapFrog Group,  Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology  with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing.  Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite.  Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 124951

Recruiter Contact:ALISON WILLIAMS - [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 7213 MRMC OP SURGERY 


Schedule: PRN - Per Request Needed

Shift: Days

Position Summary

Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient.  Promotes the optimal health, wellbeing and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.


Education Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.

  • BSN preferred.


Work Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 12 months of Acute Care experience.

  • One year experience preferred.

  • Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty.



  • Current Colorado RN license/Current RN license from a participating state in National Licensure Compact.

  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required.

  • BLS upon hire or within 30 days.

  • ACLS upon hire or within 30 days.

  • PALS upon hire or within 6 months.


Physical Requirements

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 


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